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These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Data Science

MIT predicts 10 breakthrough technologies of 2018

The MIT Technology Review has released a list of technologies it believes will make the most impact over the next 12 months, including smarter …

JPMorgan Chase

Learning to Trade with Reinforcement Learning

<i>Thanks a lot to @aerinykim, @suzatweet and @hardmaru for the useful feedback!</i><p>The academic Deep Learning research community has largely stayed away …

Machine Learning

Azure Notebooks Invites Users to Try Data Science, Free of Charge

Microsoft Azure Notebooks is part of a growing movement to make learning complex programming concepts easier.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Data Science

Become A Deep Learning Coder From Scratch In Under A Year

Machine learning (AKA AI) seems bizarre and complicated. It's the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds of …

Machine Learning

Introduction to Evolutionary Algorithms

Context<p>In the scope of this article, we will generally define the problem as such: we wish to find the best combination of elements that maximizes …

Algorithms

A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering — Part II

Data Modeling, Data Partitioning, Airflow, and ETL Best Practices<p>Recapitulation<p>In <b>A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering</b> — <b>Part I</b><b>,</b> I explained that an …

Databases

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Leadership

Big Companies Are Embracing Analytics, But Most Still Don’t Have a Data-Driven Culture

For six consecutive years NewVantage Partners has conducted an annual survey on how executives in large corporations view data. Each year the response rate increases, and the reported urgency of making effective use of data increases as well. This year the results are both more encouraging and more …

Data Warehousing

Data Science Glossary

Getting started in data science can be overwhelming, especially when you consider the variety of concepts and techniques a data scienctist needs to …

Data Science

This algorithm can spot extremist propaganda with 94 percent accuracy

UK-based ASI Data Science recently unveiled a new machine learning algorithm capable of identifying jihadist content with a staggering 94 percent accuracy.<p>In London, reporters were given a first-hand look at the inner workings of the algorithm, though they were asked not to share the actual …

Machine Learning

Data Visualization

1 Look at data<p>Some data visualizations are better than others. This chapter discusses why that is. While it is tempting to simply start laying down …

Data Visualization

How AI Is Changing Contracts

Contracting is a common activity, but it is one that few companies do efficiently or effectively. In fact, it has been estimated that inefficient contracting causes firms to lose between 5% to 40% of value on a given deal, depending on circumstances. But recent technological developments like …

Blockchain

Are the Most Innovative Companies Just the Ones With the Most Data?

Do you still use Yahoo? Do you still remember MySpace? Compaq? Kodak? The cases of startups with superior ideas dethroning well-established incumbents are legion. This is the beauty of “creative destruction” – the term coined by innovation prophet Joseph Schumpeter almost a century ago. Incumbents …

Innovation

You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role

It’s no secret that organizations have been increasingly turning to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision making across business processes—from research and design to supply chain and risk management.<p>Along the way, there’s been plenty of literature and executive …

Big Data

#Datathon2018: An online Data Hackathon

Data Science Society is organizing the first ONLINE #Datathon2018 – a 48-hours challenge for all people passionate about data, willing to experiment …

Data Science

What data visualisation has taught me so far

Since I dived into data visualisation I’ve learned so much that sometimes it’s difficult to explain every little detail. So I thought I’d start by …

Data Visualization

How to Use Google AdWords: What Retailers Need to Know

You may have heard about how no one pays attention to digital ads anymore, and that they’re becoming increasingly obsolete. In fact, pay-per-click …

AdWords

The Ultimate Learning Path to Becoming a Data Scientist in 2018

Introduction<p>So you’ve taken the plunge. You want to become a data scientist. But where to begin? There are far too many resources out there. How do …

Data Science

10 Questions To Ask About The Data Analytics In That Report

A report just came in. It draws some dazzling conclusions based on new data. The question is – should you believe it?<p>It’s easy to trust research when the conclusions align with the impressions you already have, and just as easy to reject it when they don’t. But we’d make better decisions if we …

Big Data

A Collection of 10 Data Visualizations You Must See

Introduction<p>Writing codes is fun. Creating models with them is even more intriguing. But things start getting tricky when it comes to presenting our …

Data Visualization

Are You Setting Your Data Scientists Up to Fail?

Getting as much as they can from analytics is critical for companies seeking to monetize their data, become data-driven, and put their data to work. Yet most find this difficult. Indeed, the failure rate of analytics projects remains distressingly high.<p>A key reason for this is that senior managers …

Management

How to solve 90% of NLP problems: a step-by-step guide

<b>This post is accompanied by</b> <b>an interactive notebook</b> <b>demonstrating and applying all these techniques. Feel free to run the code and follow along!</b><p>Step 1: …

Natural Language Processing

Machine Learning Model Metrics

Kangaroo Kapital is the largest credit card company in Australia. Animals across the continent use Kangaroo Kapital credit cards to make all of their …

A Crash Course in Data Science

• <b>Video:</b> About Your Instructors• <b><br>Reading:</b> Specialization Textbook• <b><br>Reading:</b> Grading• <b><br>Reading:</b> Pre-Course Survey• <b><br>Video:</b> What is Data Science?• <b><br>Reading:</b> …

Analytics Are Defining The Future Of Digital Advertising

• Advertisers are planning to increase the average number of integrated data sources from 5.4 today to 6.2 in 2019 to gain greater advertising effectiveness insights.<br>• 94% of advertisers rely on a broad base of CRM data, from transactions and contact information to brand preferences, to track …

Digital Advertising

5 Innovative Uses for Machine Learning

They'll be coming into your life -- at least your business life -- sooner than you think.<p>Growth Marketer, Entrepreneur, And Content Creator<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Though its time horizon can't be predicted, artificial intelligence (AI) promises to foundationally …

New AI System Predicts How Long Patients Will Live With Startling Accuracy

By using an artificially intelligent algorithm to predict patient mortality, a research team from Stanford University is hoping to improve the timing …

Google's Newly Launched Cloud AutoML Let's You Build Models without Coding

Google yesterday announced the the launch of their Cloud AutoML platform. It’s primary aim is to help businesses with limited resources and …

Machine Learning

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

This was a basic run-down of some basic statistical techniques that can help a data science program manager and or executive have a better …

Data Science